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Chapter 12: Professional Communication of Drug Information

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Which of the following items are considered to be a type of professional writing?

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a. An article published in a professional journal

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b. A budget report

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c. A label for a prescription vial

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d. A performance evaluation of a new technician

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e. All of the above

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e. All of the above

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Which of the following is considered to be necessary for credit as an author?

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a. Writing or revising article

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b. Conception and design of the study

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c. Final approval of the version published

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d. Accountability for all aspects of the work

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e. All of the above are necessary

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e. All of the above are necessary

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When writing a document that is intended for an audience of pharmacists, which style of writing should be employed?

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a. Pure technical style

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b. Middle technical style

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c. Popular technical style

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a. Pure technical style

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Which guideline tends to be used the most in writing for medical and pharmacy journals?

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a. American Medical Association Manual of Style

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b. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers

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c. Publication Manual of the American Psychiatric Association (APA)

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d. Scientific Style and Format: The CBE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers

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e. Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals

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e. Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals

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It is necessary to only define unusual abbreviations in a document, since nearly every reader will understand common abbreviations, such as the use of AIDS for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

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a. True

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b. False

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b. False

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When writing a document, it is not necessary to provide a citation to a source like Wikipedia, ...

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